Asynchronous Blues: an art exhibition | Yahaya Relwan

Title: Cross section of the Asynchronous Blues Collection

Artist: Yahaya Relwan  

Medium: Oil on Canvas

The Collections reinvents the story of daily life in Nigeria in colorful distortions of the monochrome form. The narratives is multifaceted, the message deep. This collection is a door to many interpretations of what it means to be Nigerian.

 

 

Title: Seed

Artist: Yahaya Relwan  

Medium: Oil on Canvas

What does it mean to me mother? Joy, Pain or indifferent.

A pregnant woman see the future in the stare of her innocent Child and hopes for the best.

 

 

 

 

Title: The Golden Rule 

Artist: Yahaya Relwan  

Medium: Oil on Canvas

And the activist climbs the podium to give yet again, another power crashing, people centered, soul lifting speech to the applaud of the common folk. The President is elated enough to respond. For such a righteous man, a vacant office is most suited. He is appointed. He assumes office and his tongue goes on sabbatical.

 

Title: Ife mi

Artist: Yahaya Relwan  

Medium: Oil on Canvas

“Ife Mi, if i do not remember your face, your touch is still etched to my skin. If i do not remember the texture of your hair, your voice still reverberates in my being. Ife mi, if i do not remember us, there is always this painting of you hanging on the walls of immortality” Oche Akor

 

Bio:

Yahaya Relwan is a self taught multi-dimensional  artist. He is an undergraduate of political Science at the University of Maiduguri in Borno State, Nigeria. He uses art as a medium to beam light on the ills of society. 

 

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